The Edge Tavern, Astley Bridge – the pub is in the process of being demolished.

The Ridgeway Arms, Blackrod – the pub appears to be closed.

The Antelope, Kearsley and The Blue Boar, Bolton town centre – both pubs are up for sale.

The Saddle, Horwich – the pub is closed and padlocked.

The Greenwood, Horwich – the pub has been closed for a while, and a further planning application for development of the site has been submitted.

Dunscar Arms, Darwen Road – the pub now has two handpumps, featuring Bank Top and Hopstar ales. The pub opens from 4pm weekdays.

Cross Guns, Egerton – the pub now has 6 handpumps, serving ales from a variety of brewers


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